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Applications Open for 2020 Fellowship
Applications for the 2020 Humanity in Action Fellowships are now open for applicants from the US and for US-based college and university students and recent graduates.
The Bertelsmann Foundation, Humanity in Action & Andrew Keen on How to Fix Democracy
How to Fix Democracy Washington Symposium
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Applications now open for 2019 Detroit Fellowship
We are proud to announce a 10-day fellowship in Detroit taking place from November 15 to 24, 2019 available to Fellows and Senior Fellows as well as new applicants from Detroit and Greece.
Announcing the 2019 Humanity in Action Fellows
Humanity in Action is pleased to introduce 136 new Fellows.
Senior Fellow Ben Allen Passes Single-Use Plastic Reduction Legislation
California State Senator representing the 26th District and Senior Fellow Ben Allen introduced and passed legislation to significantly reduce single-use plastic waste.
Seeing beyond the realities our tribes want us to see
Short film on reality, community and active citizenship in a time of increasing social and political discord. Produced by Humanity in Action and Brooklyn-based artist Andrew Benincasa.
Cincinatti and Us
Senior Fellow Lydia Ghuman led a Summer Fellowship for high schoolers to Cincinnati focusing on local social justice issues.
Deconstructing Democracy: U.S. Voter Suppression, Past and Present
Senior Fellows Samantha Keng and River Bunkley hosted a panel on voter suppression in the U.S., past and present, during the heat of the 2016 presidential election.
Excavating Atlanta: A Podcast Series
Senior Fellow Virginia Spinks created Excavating Atlanta, a podcast series which explores the history and residual effects of structural inequality in the City of Atlanta.
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Every year, new Humanity in Action Fellows come together in six cities across Europe and the United States to study how and why people confront intolerance and protect democratic values.
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